I completed another trade on the Beckett site and this one was big. I received over 30 cards from another user in exchange for about 20 cards of my own. This has the making of a multiple post mail day so we'll start with football cards since they composed only a smaller part of the trade.
This was the lone Warren Sapp card in the trade. The condition isn't in the best shape, but good thing that I am not the biggest stickler for condition. This card is a great representation of how Sapp played the game, full of enthusiasm.
I loved the post discussing and showing off black bordered cards, with music, all on Black Friday.
But I did notice that one of my favorite black-border parallel sets was missing from that post. And that would be the black-border parallels from 2009 O-Pee-Chee.
2009 O-Pee-Chee had a very retro feel to it with old-school cardboard stock and non-glossy fronts. I think that is the reason this is one of my favorite sets of the modern era. And the black-bordered parallels fit great with them, especially on the studio shots: